35422 -17.12.2022 – Only 8 days till Christmas!!!!

Yesterday we had no classes!!! Most of us spent the day sleeping or tanning but there were also a variety of training sessions arranged by the crew including tours of…

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35422 -16.12.2022 –  Jubiläum – In der Mitte des Atlantischen Ozeans

Liebe ALEX-Freunde,   heute mal wieder ein Tagesbericht mit ein paar Zahlen für Euch. Wir befinden uns gerade in der Mitte zwischen Südamerika und Afrika. Zu beiden Seiten sind es…

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35422 – 15.12.2022 – we very much enjoy the sailing

Yesterday, the floaties celebrated the birthday of one of our watch leads, Christian by throwing water on him whilst we sang. We happily continue to sail through our Cross-Atlantic journey.…

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35422 – 14.12.2022 – a beautiful sunset

Today our dear floaties continued on their way to Suriname, being the 5th day crossing the Atlantic. Great winds and a beautiful climate let the floaties continue with their sail…

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35422 – 13.12.2022 – dolphins swimming with the ship

As we head out further into our Atlantic crossing, floaties have been fine-tuning their boson skills all day to be able to receive their Ordinary Seaman certification. Fixing lines up…

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35422 – 11.12.2022 – a beautiful sundown

On Saturday Dec. 10th, we celebrated our medical officer, Sabina’s, birthday.  The cooks kindly baked a cake that had the Alex 2 sketched with frosting sugar, all of which was…

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35422 – 11.12.2022 – Von Unten nach Oben, wird alles geboten

Liebe ALEX-Freunde,   sicherlich freut Ihr Euch wie ich über die neusten Berichte, Tratsch und Klatsch von der ALEX II. Daher nun mal wieder das Beste zwischen Maschine und Brücke.…

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35322 – 10.12.2022 – a group of students was scuba diving in the morning

Yesterday, for our last day on the land and the first day of sailing, some of us took the morning for some last-minute shopping before the big Atlantic crossing. Other…

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35322 – 09.12.2022 – Yesterday it was one of the best days yet

Yesterday a lot of people went snorkelling and scuba diving. We seen lots of different marine life like turtles, stingrays, pufferfish, starfish and lots of different fish. We had our…

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35322 – 08.12.2022 – A day on Ilha de Santo Antão

Today, many of the students participated in an exhilarating port program. After taking a ferry to the island of Santo Antão, we all piled into safari buses for a wonderful…

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